TV’s erstwhile Punky Brewster will be courted by one of ABC’s Mistresses.
Soleil Moon Frye will guest-star on the summertime sudser as a version of herself, EW.com reports, when Joss tries to land the actress as a celeb client for her and Harry’s event planning biz.
Frye’s apres-Punky TV credits include much voice work and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.
Read for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well….
* So, this Twitter exchange took place with reality-TV producer Mike Fleiss, suggesting that ABC may be reopening its Bachelor Pad after taking last summer off (presumably until the rash stopped itching):
* Showcase has renewed Lost Girl for a 13-episode fifth season, for the viewers up in Canada. Syfy has not yet announced a decision on possible Stateside airings.
* In addition to providing color commentary for Access Hollywood‘s Oscars red carpet coverage, Winter Olympics darlings Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski will help NBC’s Today post-mortem the kudoscast on Monday morning.
* GSN will remember legendary game show host Jim Lange, who passed away on Tuesday, with a marathon of his most memorable episodes as host of The Dating Game, airing Wednesday, March 5, from 8 am until noon EST.
• USA Network’s new comedy Playing House will debut with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, April 29, at 10/9c. The single-camera series follows Emma (Best Friends Forever‘s Jessica St. Clair), who abandons her business career to help her childhood best friend Maggie (Best Friends Forever‘s Lennon Parnham) raise her baby.
* Voting for this year’s Radio Disney Music Awards — whose nominees include One Direction, Austin Mahone, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Zendaya — opens today, via Disney.com/RDMA and Radio Disney’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles (or by texting RDMA to Disney at 347639). The awards show will be broadcast Sunday, April 27 on Disney Channel.